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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Fr 693

Collection of French booksellers' catalogs and prospectuses

A collection of booksellers' catalogs.

Dates

  • circa 1769-1799

Language of Materials

In French.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

0.21 linear feet (1 box)

A collection of typescript announcements of new encyclopedias, journals of savants and literary works. It also includes an advertisement of a prize of the Académie Royale des Sciences for the year 1777.

Arrangement

Collection is minimally processed. Materials are arranged in two series: Catalogues; and Prospectuses.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2019M-011. Purchased from Jonathan A. Hill with funds from the Brybo Book Fund, 2018 July.

Processing Information

Processed by Magdaline Lawhorn, 2018.
Link to catalog
Title
Collection of French booksellers' catalogs and prospectuses, circa 1769-1777 (MS Fr 693): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
September 13, 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou03007

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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